This paper is focused on the activity of Court Interpreter and on his function of mediation within a situational context involving people of different cultural backgrounds, social status and literacy competence. In particular, the analysis of a sample of encounters in the courtroom, show that interpreter is not a mere linguistic transfer tool, but an active participant in the interaction and underline the importance of his coordinating and mediating function for a successful communication.

Potere linguistico in aula: il ruolo dell’interprete

CHESSA, FRANCESCA
2009

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This paper is focused on the activity of Court Interpreter and on his function of mediation within a situational context involving people of different cultural backgrounds, social status and literacy competence. In particular, the analysis of a sample of encounters in the courtroom, show that interpreter is not a mere linguistic transfer tool, but an active participant in the interaction and underline the importance of his coordinating and mediating function for a successful communication.
978-88-7573-425-1
interprete di tribunale; mediazione ; potere linguistico; court interpreting; mediation; linguistic power
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